Why not mount it on the rollbar, or into the hardtop?
On Fri, 14 Apr 2000, Ofarrell, Fergus wrote:
> Hey gang,
> I just found a source of what I think would be a really nice center-mount
> 3rd brake light. I use my car for commuting some days here in the SoCal
> South Bay, and the sight of those SUV's suddenly filling up my mirror is
> starting to make my skin crawl.
> What I found is custom-aftermarket Harley turn signals, called Bullet
> lights. They're about 1-1/4" in diameter with a really slick looking chrome
> housing that looks like a swoopy-shaped bullet. I know, an inch and a
> quarter sounds small, but these things are REALLY BRIGHT. I can post
> pictures, but I think we were told not to post pictures directly onto this
> page, so if someone can post it, or wants to take a look, send me a message
> and I'll forward the picture.
> The only challenge is that the mounting stem is a threaded bolt, and I DO
> NOT want to put a hole in my trunk lid, so I'm gonna try to fabricate a
> mount that will attach around the trunk lid that this light can mount to.
> Wish I could say you'll see it in Solvang, but I'm not going to drive my
> roadster, so I'll bring it along and you can see how bright it is. I met
> the guy who builds them and sells them to Harley shops, so we have the
> inside connection to the source.
> "Aliens in Shasta", whew!
> That stuff was right out of a Herb Caen column in the San Francisco